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The prices of all kinds of small and medium sized vehicles such as car, microbus and SUV will go up as supplementary duties have been increased in the proposed budget, said vehicle importers. They said 45 percent supplementary duty has been imposed on up to 1,500cc engine capacity cars. At the same time, the prices […]

By: The Daily Star Staff Correspondent BNP leader Nazmul Huda yesterday announced his resignation as party Chairperson Khaleda Zia had not accepted his proposal to invite the prime minister to a dialogue on the caretaker government issue. Inside the party there are some bad elements who are influencing Khaleda, he said, adding that he wanted […]

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By: Nazmul Ahsan Finance Minister AMA Muhith will place the proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY), 2012-2013, in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today (Thursday). The total outlay of the proposed budget is likely to be at the level of Tk 1917.38 billion, up by 17.20 per cent or Tk 281.49 billion, over that of […]

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By: Ziauddin Choudhury Feuding between two major political parties of Bangladesh has taken another dimension now. The differences and inter-party quarrels are now being displayed overseas buy viagra in uk , in the United States, in the form of protest meetings, marches, and demonstrations in public places in major cities such as New York and […]

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Bangladesh, powered by its economic growth, has decided to join the $7.5 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, which enjoys the backing of the United States and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). According to sources, Bangladesh has approached Turkmenistan, expressing the desire to import gas through the TAPI pipeline, which will start from the Daulatabad […]

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Depending upon your definition, and whether or not you count Taiwan, there are “approximately” 196 countries in the world as of this writing. So while you may consider yourself to be a knowledgeable global citizen, and we’re sure you are, given the dynamic and complex nature of our planet there are certain to be at […]

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